MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 23 '19 at 18:00
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 94
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 189
77% 128 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 581
60% 470 Pts
64-Core 583
39% 583 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3775 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
121% Outstanding
Lighting 150
Reflection 138
Parallax 141
124% 143 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 128
Splatting 105
104% 139 fps
Poor: 111%
This bench: 121%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$34
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 439 348 154 187 189 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 442
Mixed 439
SusWrite 291
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 51.8
174% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 276
230% 331 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
541GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 140 143 141 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 139
Mixed 105
SusWrite 140
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 125 125 128 125 125 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 128
Write 125
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 125
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 28.8
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 23.6
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,007
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